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Fall Elections at The Mullis Center

September 30, 2016 at 5:52 am

All residents of San Juan Island who are 60 years of age or over or disabled are eligible to vote for members of the Mullis Center’s Operations Committee. The Operations Committee is an all-volunteer advisory committee to the Mullis Center. The committee oversees the management, maintenance and use of the facility coordinating with Senior Services.  Continue Reading

The Mullis Center: San Juan Island Seniors Tradition of Volunteering

September 19, 2016 at 5:51 am

Some of you may remember when island seniors used to gather at the old Grey Top Inn at the fairgrounds. With an active base of volunteer labor and local fundraising efforts, island seniors refurbished the old Home Economics building into what for a number of years provided a home for senior services and senior activities.  Continue Reading

Pancake Breakfast this Sunday at The Mullis Center

September 3, 2016 at 8:58 am

Pancake Breakfast will be served this Sunday, September 4, from 9:00 am to noon at the Mullis Center. Breakfast features crispy bacon, scrambled eggs, and all the pancakes you can eat. Cost for Adults is only $6.00 or for children under 10 $4.00.

Rosa Blair Opens Private Practice, Wise Self Counseling

August 26, 2016 at 5:25 am

There is a new counselor in town. But wait, many of you probably know Rosa Blair. Rosa grew up here. You may know her as a gardener or as an artist but did you know that she has earned her Master of Science degree in counseling specializing in clinical mental health? Or that she has  Continue Reading

Online Art Auction For Mount Grant

August 26, 2016 at 5:20 am

Alice Hurd of the San Juan Preservation Trust tells us about an online art auction going on now until Labor Day… There are now 12 paintings ( watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel and pen/ink!) each depicting some of the wonderful views from the summit of Mount Grant.   Nearly all were done within in the  last five weeks, and  Continue Reading

Black Fish Bistro & Martini Bar Opens For Business

August 25, 2016 at 5:30 am

Becky Day at the Chamber sends word of the new Blackfish Bistro… Today the Mayor, Carrie Lacher, and the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed the Black Fish Bistro & Martini Bar to the Town of Friday Harbor with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The restaurant features farm-to-fork and tide-to-table Pacific Northwest cuisine with a  Continue Reading

New Classes at Skagit Valley College, San Juan Center

August 25, 2016 at 5:15 am

Cathy Degnan at Skagit Valley College’s San Juan Center let’s us know about some new classes being offered fall quarter… Start or continue your education and join your class at the San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College. The San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College is now open for fall advising and registration.  Fall quarter begins Sept.  Continue Reading

Movement Into Mindfulness New Classes Starting

August 25, 2016 at 5:14 am

Stephanie Prima offers new classes… If you know you need to get started with preventative self-care but don’t know where to start, and ‘exercise’ doesn’t appeal to you … OR If you have limited mobility, chronic aches and pains, and would like to feel fluid again… OR If you want to calm the mind and connect with  Continue Reading

The Studio and Island Rec Partner to Expand Adult Fitness Offerings

August 24, 2016 at 5:26 am

We hear from Amanda Smith at The Studio that fall fitness classes start soon… The Studio and Island Rec partnered up almost 1 year ago to offer an Adult Fitness class for the community. The 20/20/20 class at The Studio has been taught by co-owner and instructor Jacquelyn Reiff, and combines 20 minutes of a low  Continue Reading

Community Theatre Presents Damaris Webb’s The Box Marked Black

August 24, 2016 at 5:25 am

San Juan Community Theatre presents Damaris Webb on Friday followed by her two-day workshop this weekend… Portland’s Damaris Webb brings her solo theater piece, The Box Marked Black: Tales from a Halfrican American Growing Up Mulatto, With Sock Puppets! to the Gubelman THIS Friday, August 26 at 7:30 pm.  It traces the experience of growing up mulatto in the pre-Huxtable era  Continue Reading

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